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New Elizabeth official spurs Wyoming mayor’s resignation

Less than three weeks into his new job as Elizabeth town administrator, Patrick Davidson sent an email that would result in the resignation of the mayor in Gillette, Wyoming.
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The elbertcountyworks.com website has been rolled out by the Elbert County Economic Development department as a tool in the county's goal of enabling businesses to boost the local economy.

Elbert County creates business website

Elbert County recently launched a new website to boost economic development in the county. The website is designed to help current and prospective business owners.
Students from Singing Hills Elementary, Running Creek Elementary, Elizabeth Middle School and Legacy Academy prepare to compete in the Jan. 12 Elizabeth School District spelling bee.

Elizabeth High School hosts district spelling bee

The cafetorium at Elizabeth High School was the site of the Elizabeth School District spelling bee on Jan. 12, won by Running Creek Elementary School fifth-grader Luci Samaco after multiple rounds.

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …

Castle Rock council approves Community Protection Plan

Capping off three years of planning, and reflecting an increased priority after the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, the Castle Rock Town Council approved the Community Protection Plan, or CPP. With …

While Wednesdays are typically called "Hump Day," at Keller Bros. Auto Repair it's "Help Day." For every oil change on a Help Day, the store donates money to local charities and nonprofits. For the month of January, the store made Help Day a campaign to raise money for Elizabeth Kupfner, and her family, who lost their homes in the Marshall Fire.

Littleton business rallies support for family displaced by Marshall Fire

Keller Bros. Auto Repair in Littleton has a history of community support. At the store, Wednesday is known as “Help Day” and for the past eight years its owners have donated $5 for every …
Education

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Arapahoe Community College could be one of hundreds of schools across the country that begins offering a tuition-free education under a proposed government bill.

Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued …

Adams 14 schools return to in-person learning Jan. 18

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and staff in the Adams 14 School District return to in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday, Jan. 17, is a federal …

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …
Business
King Soopers employees on strike picket in front of the Parker store Jan. 12.

Parker King Soopers included in strike 

Several employees of King Soopers in Parker walked out on the job Wednesday as a part of a planned three-week labor strike for some of the Denver-area stores.
Beth Ginsburg, co-owner of Zaidy's Deli & Bakery, and Gerard Rudofsky, former owner of the Jewish deli in Denver, celebrate opening the restaurant's new location at 600 S. Holly St. in August.

Gerard Rudofky ‘A community treasure’

Gerard Rudofsky loves working at Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery, which he formerly owned. He is 81, but has little interest in retiring. Besides, there are many longtime friends to greet as they pack …
Tables are available for patrons to sit and enjoy their mini doughnuts.

Warm, sweet, and hard to beat

It was an exciting first week for the Contreras family of Small Town Mini Donuts, the newest local business to pop up in Elizabeth.

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …

The Macy’s at The Streets at SouthGlenn, seen here in October 2020. The store is set to close soon — its lease expires in March 2022.

Centennial OKs SouthGlenn redevelopment plan to add housing, replace Macy’s and Sears buildings

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial has been decided with the city council’s approval of a plan to dramatically reshape …
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